The Best French Restaurants In Oslo, Norway

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Laura Pioli

The economic and governmental center of Norway, Oslo is an international city and home to a variety of restaurants specializing in different cuisines. If you’re looking for a French restaurant, we have selected the best places in the Norwegian capital to find this classic cuisine.

Harbour of Oslo

1. Ostebutikken

Restaurant, French, European, Vegetarian

The Ostebutikken is a cozy restaurant with a welcoming staff. The restaurant features a short but select menu perfect for both lunch and dinner. The carrot soup and the fish dishes are the highlights. The Ostebutikken also has a store where customers can find a variety of French cheeses.

2. Mares

Restaurant, Italian, Mediterranean, French

Providing customers with excellent food and service, the Mares serves some of the best fish dishes in Oslo. All their food is beautifully presented, and the classically elegant décor dominated by white tones creates the best environment to sample some gourmet delicacies.

3. Lille Spiseri

Restaurant, French

The Lille Spiseri is a charming French restaurant which offers simple yet quality French dishes. The restaurant is cozy and small, with only a few tables, allowing customers to dine in intimacy. The friendly staff will be happy to prepare and decorate personalized tables for special occasions.

4. The Cru

Restaurant, European, Wine

The Cru is a stylish restaurant drawing inspiration from cuisines from around the world, with predominant French and Norwegian touches. The staff are great at pairing the meals from the menu with the wines that will go best with their flavors.

5. Kolonihagen Frogner

Restaurant, Northern European

The backyard at Kolonihagen, Courtesy of Kolonihagen
© Kolonihagen
The Kolonihagen Frogner was the first restaurant by Kolonihagen. The Frogner restaurant is situated in the backyard of an old stable, and the beautiful beer garden is great to have your food outside during the Spring and Summer months. The items in the menu, with French and European influences, are made with quality organic and seasonal ingredients.

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